Albert Riesen, Jr.

Inducted: 1996

ALBERT RIESEN, JR. (1932-2012) became publisher of the Daily Ardmoreite in Ardmore at age 27 after graduation from the OU School of Journalism, duty in the Air Force and three years as co-publisher. He also was involved with management of KVSO radio and KVSO-TV. Riesen was a member of the board of the Southern Newspapers Association and was active in committee work for that organization. He served in leadership positions in a number of organizations dedicated to the advancement of Ardmore and the state.